Configuration Manager Product Group have released an updated version of the
Toolkit for ConfigMgr 2007. Re-introducing a number of features that were
present in the SMS 2003 Toolkit. The revived features are:
Plus all the
features of the first version:
Spy – A tool that helps you troubleshoot issues related to software
distribution, inventory, and software metering on Configuration Manager 2007
Group Class Tool – A tool used to remove inventory group definitions along with
history data, tables, views and stored procedures for the group.
in 2007: In addition to removing the entries in the GroupMap and AtttributeMap
tables, Delete Group Class Tool also removes the inventory stored procedures,
schema views and tables.
Configuration Management Migration Tool – A tool used to migrate from the DCM
Solution for SMS 2003 to DCM in ConfigMgr 2007.
Desired Configuration Management Model Verification Tool – A tool used by
desired configuration management content administrators for the validation and
testing of configuration items and baselines authored externally from the Configuration
Configuration Management Substitution Variable Tool – A tool used by desired
configuration management content administrators for authoring desired
configuration management configuration items that use chained setting and
Point Troubleshooter Tool – A tool that checks a computer system before and
after a management point installation to ensure that the installation meets the
requirements for management points.
in 2007: MP Troublshooter Tool can detect WebDAV rules and will provide simple
automatic fix, which will help admin to correct issues like WebDAV authoring
rules. Also supports Native Mode.
Spy – A policy viewer that helps you review and troubleshoot the policy system
on Configuration Manager 2007 clients.
Package Tool – A tool used to manually install compressed copies of package
source files on Configuration Manager 2007 sites.
in 2007: Preload Package Tool now supports compressing packages before
transferring them across the network.
Supported Packages: Software Distribution Package, Virtual Application
Package, Boot Image, Operating System Image, Operating System Install Package
and Driver Package.
Configuration Wizard Template for Configuration Manager 2007 – The Security
Configuration Wizard (SCW) is an attack-surface reduction tool for the
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. Security Configuration
Wizard determines the minimum functionality required for a server’s role or
roles, and disables functionality that is not required. The Configuration
Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 Security Configuration Wizard template supports new
site system definitions and enables the required services and ports.
Schedule Tool – A tool used to trigger a schedule on a Client or trigger the
evaluation of a specified DCM Baseline. You can trigger a schedule either locally
in 2007: Send Schedule Tool can now trigger DCM Baseline evaluation.
– A log viewer that provides a way to easily view and monitor log files created
and updated by Configuration Manager 2007 clients and servers.
toolkit comes as an all in one MSI package and can be downloaded here:
This post was contributed by Rob York, a
Dedicated Supportability Engineer with Microsoft Premier Field